Posts Tagged Law and order

Match-fixer Ante Sapina has sentence reduced

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A German court has sentenced convicted match-fixer Ante Sapina to five years in prison following a new trial, a six-month reduction from his previous sentence.

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Vietnam police probe soccer match-fixing

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese police are investigating an alleged match-fixing incident involving 11 professional soccer players.

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49ers linebacker Aldon Smith arrested at airport

In this Nov. 10, 2013, file photo, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith warms up for the 49ers' NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in San Francisco. Smith has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb. LAPD Sgt. Michael Fox said Smith was booked Sunday afternoon, April 13, 2014. AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb.

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Combative prosecutor makes mark in Pistorius trial

State prosecutor, Gerrie Nel, questions Oscar Pistorius in court in Pretoria, South Africa,  Friday, April 11, 2014. Pistorius is charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Craig Nieuwenhuizen, Pool)

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Prosecutor Gerrie Nel fired another tough question at murder suspect Oscar Pistorius.

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Teens in sex assault case sue ex-MLB player Curtis

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Three teens are suing imprisoned ex-Major League Baseball player Chad Curtis and the school district where he volunteered when they were sexually assaulted.

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